Fantasy Mural

Beth Shadur (American, b. 1954)
Fantasy Mural, 1993
Acrylic mural
113 ¾ x 120 ¾ in.
Gift of the Friends of the Highland Park Public Library

Beth Shadur, a Highland Park artist and Artist-in-Education for the Illinois Arts Council, has created over 125 large murals as public, private and community art projects in the United States and Great Britain. She has exhibited widely in the United States and abroad. Her work has been exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago and other museums across the country and is included in many private and public collections.

The Fantasy Mural is one of several murals the artist has created for the Library. In the mural, Shadur created a “trompe l’oeil” perspective with windows opening to various imaginary scenes.

Photo by Michael Tropea